Definition of Cervelas
1. cervelat [n -ES] - See also: cervelat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervelas
Literary usage of Cervelas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Treasury of French Cookery: A Collection of the Best French Recipes by Harriett Toogood (1866)
"Before being cooked the cervelas may be smoked as hams are. VE'NISOU. TO ROAST A HAUNCH OF VENISON. Lard it with the best sort of bacon. ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"201. spelling cervelas is in Phillips, Kersey, and Ashe ; Bailey, ed. 1735, has : ' cervelas, Cervelat, a large kind of Bolonia sausage, eaten cold in ..."
3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"(F.—Ital.— L.) Formerly cervelas (Phillips). — F. cervelas, MF ... Saveloy, cervelas, a kind of — Ital. ..."
4. A Comparative Glossary of the Gothic Language with Especial Reference to by Gerhard Hubert Balg (1889)
"... a saveloy (from its containing brains), whence Fr. cervelat (16th century), cervelas, whence Mdn. E. saveloy, formerly cervelas, a kind of sausage (S. ..."
5. Hand-book of Practical Cookery, for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot (1867)
"cervelas, saucissons, as well as smoked sausages, are pork-butchers' preparations, cut slantwise in very thin slices, and served as hors-d'oeuvre, ..."